Entries in 'crowdfunding' (145)

UK Kickstarter has raised £100,000,000

UK Kickstarter has raised £100,000,000

The UK arm of crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has revealed that over £100m has been raised for projects since the site first launched in 2012.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 20th 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

It was after just £50k. Now the creators of Dark Souls: The Board Game have seen their funding pass the £3.5m mark as the venture reaches the final few hours ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

As remarkable Kickstarter meltdowns go, this is probably the daddy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Bleszinski invests in crowdfunding platform Fig

Bleszinski invests in crowdfunding platform Fig

New crowdfunding platform Fig has revealed it has received support from another notable developer: Cliff Bleszinski.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 11th 2016 at 1:37PM in News

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PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal removes purchase protection for crowdfunding campaigns

The crowdfunding gamble has just got a little riskier with news that online payment giant PayPal will no longer offer payment protection on money pledged to crowdfunding campaigns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

A smartwatch manufacturer has declared bankruptcy, telling its backers that they are unlikely to ever get their money back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Almost three years on from its successful Kickstarter, Mighty No. 9 might actually be on track for a release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 2:38PM in News
Romero and Carmack cancel Blackroom Kickstarter

Romero and Carmack cancel Blackroom Kickstarter

The Kickstarter for a new FPS from the co-creator of Doom has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 4:20PM in News

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Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

PC sci-fi curiosity Consortium has taken a large stride toward receiving a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 1:26PM in News
Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

PSOne IP Fear Effect is staged for a comeback, providing it is successfully crowdfunded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

The world of Rock Band has been hit with more bad news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:35PM in News

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Fan takes to Kickstarter to fund Life Is Strange 2

Fan takes to Kickstarter to fund Life Is Strange 2

An avid fan of Dontnod’s Life Is Strange has opened a Kickstarter campaign that he hopes will pave the way to a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Dev of successful Kickstarter quits game due to 'drama'

Dev of successful Kickstarter quits game due to 'drama'

In 2014 Bear Simulator raised $100k on Kickstarter. The game itself was released on Steam last month. But backers and buyers have been told that future development of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Development halted on Kickstarted Unsung Story

Development halted on Kickstarted Unsung Story

Having raised $660k over two years ago, the future of Yasumi Matsuno's successfully Kickstarted RPG Unsung Hero looks incredibly uncertain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

More than half of the $3.3 million pledged towards Psychonauts 2 is yet to make it to developer Double Fine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:38PM in News

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Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Pixelmage Games, the studio headed up by John Smedley, has pulled its Kickstarter campaign for debut title Hero’s Song.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

Glasses wearers often face a choice – enjoy clear VR is discomfort or be comfortable at the expense of blurry visuals. A new Kickstarter wants to fix that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:21PM in News
SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

The former boss of Sony Online Entertainment has announced the formation of a new studio and launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for an RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 1:45PM in News
Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

An impossible dream of creating a triple-A Star Wars RPG has, unsurprisingly, been cancelled by its creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

PayPal backers won't get Shenmue 3's Kickstarter rewards

Developer Ys Net has, thanks to what appears to be a bizarre data interpretation, decided that its PayPal backers will not be given the same treatment as its Kickstarter backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Revenue for Kickstarter games recovers in 2015 - report

Kickstarter games revenue has rebounded from its crash in 2014, according to a new report – though that hasn't equated to more developers seeing success on the crowdfunding platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:56AM in News
Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

Star Citizen smashes $100m in crowdfunding

The inevitable has happened: Star Citizen has now raised more than $100m through crowdfunding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

$1m Kickstarter Project Phoenix delayed to 2018, no refunds offered

Developer Creative Intelligence Arts has said that its successfully crowdfunded RPG Project Phoenix now won’t arrive until 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

9% of successfully funded Kickstarters are a 'failure'

Around one in 11 successfully funded projects on Kickstarter still eventually fail, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:47PM in News